Review: could Tamoxifen Citrate cause Fibroids?


Fibroids is found among people who take Tamoxifen Citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Doxorubicin Hcl, and have Breast cancer . We study 8,740 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Fibroids. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibroids and more.

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Tamoxifen Citrate

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 9,091 users)


Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) has been reported by people with degeneration of uterine fibroid, fever, rashes, constipation, itching (latest reports from 1,137 Fibroids patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

8,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 35 people (0.4%) have Fibroids

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Fibroids?

Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Fibroids *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • 0-1: 2.86 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 17.14 %
  • 40-49: 25.71 %
  • 50-59: 5.71 %
  • 60+: 48.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (14 people)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people)
  • Bone Loss (4 people)
  • Breast Cancer Female (3 people)
  • Pain (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Doxorubicin Hcl (7 people)
  • Zometa (5 people)
  • Zoloft (5 people)
  • Zocor (5 people)
  • Dexamethasone (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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